Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan Things to Do

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Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan Things to Do

  • LABUAN WAR CEMETERY

    Labuan War Cemetery is about 3.2 km from Victoria, overlooking the harbour. It is the only war cemetery in North Borneo and contains, as well as the graves from Sandakan, about 500 from Kuching where there was another large prisoner of war camp.Of the 3,908 buried here, a large number are unidentified graves, this was due to the destruction of all...

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  • Walk the waterfront

    I like walking, and walking along the waterfront was very interesting. There are ferries going to Borneo, and Junks and other types of ships. I came across the Aquarium, it is called the [Marine Museum] which was very good and worth a look. It shows what Marine life is found around this area. There are 16 galleries starting with general information...

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  • LABUAN WAR CEMETERY

    IN 1945, BORNEO WAS FREED FROM THE JAPANESE FORCES BY AUSTRALIAN FORCES.In this cemetery are the remains of unidentifiable victims of the infamous "DEATH" marches. These and others from battlefield burial grounds and from scattered graves throughout Borneo were taken originally to Sandakan, where a large number of prisoners of war were already...

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  • Labuan Bird Park

    This bird park is set in beautifully landscaped garden with walking paths winding their way throughout the park. It has three large dome-shaped cages in which the Birds are.The Bird Park was a chance for me to see some of the many species of Borneo birds that are only likely to be encountered deep in the forests of Borneo. The bird park is open...

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  • DUTY FREE SHOPPING

    When visiting Labuan, if you stay on the Island for less than 24hours, then you are entitled for tax exemption on quite a few items, including.........Wine, spirit or malt liquor not exceeding 1 litre in all, Tobacco not exceeding 200 cigarettes.Talc, soaps, Clothing not exceeding 3 pieces, Footwear not exceeding one pair and much more!

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  • MARLIN'S ARE EVERYWHERE

    One of the things we couldn't help noticing when walking around here, were all the SAILFISH statues scattered around the town.I already knew this was an excellent place to go Diving, but didn't know Sport Fishing was big in the area. Labuan Island attracts many sport fishing enthusiasts for year round fishing. Tuna, mackeral, black marlin and...

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  • THE CLOCK TOWER

    The Labuan Clock Tower is an exact replica of the original clock tower built in 1906, and is one of the four standing structures that survived WWII.Intense naval bombardments by the Allied forces completely devastated Labuan town except for the clock tower and three other structures namely the chimney, the hospital, and the lighthouses on Papan...

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  • Chinese Temple

    The Chinese "Tao" Temple was built by the Hokkien community living on the island.Every year in March, there is a diety procession, this is when you see the devotees dressed in colourful attire.

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  • MARINE MUSEUM

    The Marine Museum is one part of the Labuan International Water Sports Complex.We wandered around several floors (16 galleries) in the Marine Museum which focused on marine life around Labuan and Borneo. This building houses three different towers which host a different activity in each. There is a sea sports centre, Marine Biology centre and...

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  • PEACE PARK

    On September 9, 1945, in a small shack 50 metres from Surrender Point, the Japanese officially surrendered Labuan to the Australians, and the handover signing took place. Nearby, camps were set up for trials on the officers and servicemen of the Japanese unit for atrocities at the POW camps in Sabah and Sarawak. The Japanese decided to build the...

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  • LABUAN BIRD PARK

    Our Taxi driver took us to the Labuan Bird Park. Its not a real huge park, but we really enjoyed a walking around the nice setting. A Myna bird here talks incredibly well, so good, that we thought it was another person talking! Once we got the camera out, he stopped, camera shy!! There is meant to be 580 bird species located here. The birds are...

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  • Financial Park Labuan

    Financial Park Labuan is the place where all the offshore banks are and also the biggest shopping mall on the whole island. This mall is nothing to compare with KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. It only has ordinary average type of shops.

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  • The Chimney

    The Chimney is an archeological mystery. It is believed to belong to the coal mining days in Labuan. It is built out of bricks brought out from England, 23,000 of them used to construct the 106 foot high Chimney.Next to it is a display about Coal Mining, which started in 1847 and finished in 1911 because of a lot of accidents.

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  • Labuan Beach

    I'm not so sure if you can swim here...I don't see anyone swimming there...but no harm trying!!! They got cycling paths here n also plenty of picnic tables.

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  • Surrender Point

    There's nothing much u can do here. It's a place where the Japanese surrended to the Australian Imperial Forces on the 9th September 1945 which led to the end of WW II in Borneo. Nearby is the Peace Park.It's a nice place to visit though. It's well kept. It has this Japanese style garden.

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  • Labuan Market

    U can buy dried fish...dried prawn and other local products like fruits, vegetables, spices, batik n etc...they're cheap...of course you have to bargain.

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  • Labuan War Memorial Park

    To those never been to any war memorial park...if it so happen u're in Labuan...don't miss this one. It's a memorial for Australian, New Zealand n British who lost their lives in Borneo.

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  • Labuan Mosque

    An'Nur Jamek Mosque is a weird looking mosque. It really attracted my attention. Took this photo during my coaster ride around the island.

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  • Pak Ali Shop

    U can buy cheap pearls...crystals n other souvenirs here. Not as much as choices if compared with Sabah Phillipine Market...but I guess it's better than nothing...

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  • Walk around the small town

    Labuan town is small...u can walk around the town in about an hour. If you take a cab...u can go round the island in less than 1 hour n a half. Nice view...

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  • Surrender Point

    Surrender Point is where the Japanese forces surrendered to the Australian forces at the end of World War II. It is right next to Peace Park.From the red marble plaque:"This is where the Japanese army formally surrendered during WWII. Three months after the Allied forces landed on 9th September 1945, Major General George F. Wooten, commander of the...

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  • Unique

    The An'nur Jamek Mosque, north of the city,had been likened to something out of Star-Wars. What ever you have to say it is unique.This splendid mosque was built at a cost of US$11 million and is the pride of the Labuan's Muslim community. Its futuristic architecture symbolizes the progressive spirit of the people and island of Labuan.

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  • Nice beaches

    Labuan has some nice beaches and is known for its wreck diving. Labuan is on Brunei Bay which we could see from our hotel balcony.

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